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PALM BEACH COUNTY PEDIATRIC POSITIVITY RATE AMONG HIGHEST IN STATE

TRUMP SAYS KIDS ARE “ALMOST” IMMUNE. 36,046 CHILDREN IN FLORIDA KNOW HE’S WRONG. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County pediatric positivity rate for COVID-19 continues to be extremely high. The weekly cumulative report, just released by the Florida Department of Health, shows the pediatric positivity rate for Palm Beach County is 14.6 […]

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FIRST TIME PALM BEACH COUNTY UNDER TWO EMERGENCIES AT ONCE

BEACHES CLOSED SATURDAY, POSSIBLY SUNDAY. “THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR HURRICANE PARTIES” BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In a late Friday afternoon news conference, Palm Beach County Commissioner Dave Kerner — serving as Mayor — stated this is the first time in Palm Beach County’s history that two “state of emergency” declarations have been […]

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DYING, DYING, DEAD: FLORIDA RECORDS ANOTHER 257 COVID DEATHS

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The deaths just keep coming in Florida. Another 257 COVID-19 deaths were recorded by the Florida Department of Health on Thursday through 11:59 p.m. At least 8,983 new COVID-19 cases were logged statewide. The positivity rate for Thursday’s reporting is 10.57-percent. In Palm Beach County another 9 deaths were added […]

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TROUBLE: PALM BEACH COUNTY AGAIN NEAR ICU DANGER ZONE

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County and state health officials have made it clear: anything under 25 percent ICU bed availability is a problem. That problem lurks. As of 10:12 Friday morning, Palm Beach County ICU availability is just 25.36 percent. While some hospitals are showing significant availability, others are not. The numbers […]

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FLORIDEAD: FLORIDA LOGS ANOTHER 253 COVID DEATHS, NEARLY 10K NEW CASES

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — COVID-19 claimed another 253 lives in Florida as Florida’s Governor DeSantis still refuses to issue a statewide mask mandate but is again pushing schools to open for in person learning. The latest 253 deaths were logged Wednesday through 11:59. Florida added 9,943 new infections as well. The positivity rare for […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY STATE ATTORNEY: HANDCUFFS NEEDED FOR MASK VIOLATORS

ALL BLUSTER FOR MSNBC? PALM BEACH COUNTY HAS CITED NO ONE FOR NOT WEARING FACIAL COVERING. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg Thursday morning appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and stated that passive enforcement of facial covering orders isn’t working. “You don’t the compliance you need unless you threaten […]

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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: PALM BEACH COUNTY IN CONE FOR WEEKEND

NHC: Too Early To Predict Precise Impact Location, Magnitude BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect a wet weekend as Tropical Storm Isaias, as of early Thursday morning, has Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and all of Palm Beach County in its track. The good news at this point, no one is yet forecasting doom […]

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FLORIDA DEATH DAYS: 216 COVID DEATHS ADDED, NEARLY 9500 NEW INFECTIONS

ANOTHER MILESTONE AS COVID KEEPS KILLING IN FLORIDA. STILL NO MANDATORY MASKS FROM DESANTIS. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida added 216 COVID-19 deaths to the body books on Tuesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Dept. of Health. The state added 9448 new COVID-19 infections during the same time frame. The positivity rate […]

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WEDNESDAY: PALM BEACH ICU’S AGAIN NEAR DANGER ZONE

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County ICU census as of 6:46 a.m. Wednesday shows a growing problem again in the region. Health officials say anything less than 25 percent ICU availability is concerning— Palm Beach County is hovering at 25.47 percent. While some hospitals are showing significant ICU availability, others — including […]

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DEATH EVERYWHERE: FLORIDA ADDS 186 COVID DEATHS, RECORD SET

PALM BEACH COUNTY ADDS 21 DEATHS BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A few days of subtle decreases in deaths and infection counts in Florida and Palm Beach County have been blown out of the water. Florida added 186 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, July 27th, through 11:59 pm. The infection count increased by 9,243. The positivity […]

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MONDAY NIGHT: BETTER, BUT NOT GREAT, IN SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY HOSPITALS

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The availability of ICU beds in Palm Beach County is slightly better than it was on Friday when the number was teetering on 25 percent — the invisible line between what health and hospital officials call “acceptable” and “bad.” As Monday night gets underway, adult ICU availability in Palm Beach […]

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JUDGE: MASK ORDER IS LEGAL IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

ORDER SAYS ONLY PEOPLE WITHOUT “ORDINARY INTELLIGENCE” WOULD FIND THE ORDER CONFUSING BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Palm Beach County judge just ruled that the Palm Beach County mask order is legal and that “Plaintiffs have failed to show, by competent substantial evidence, they have a substantial likelihood of success on the merits or […]

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COVID FLORIDA MONDAY: 76 NEW DEATHS, 8900 NEW CASES

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The State of Florida added 8,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday through 11:59 p.m. Another 76 deaths were added to the books. The increase in cases and deaths comes along side an increase in the statewide positivity rate — Sunday’s reporting brings it to 11.39 percent. At least 432,747 people […]

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HEALTH DEPT: PALM BEACH PEDIATRIC POSITIVITY STILL HIGH

LATEST NUMBERS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT ACCURACY, STILL SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN WHAT PEDIATRICIANS CALL ACCEPTABLE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County pediatric positivity rate released over the weekend is still exceptionally high. The Florida Department of Health reports the rate at 14.4 percent. While significantly lower than the 30-percent that the health department […]

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COVID FLORIDA: SO MANY DEATHS, IT’S LIKE VALUJET CRASHED 52 TIMES

FLORIDA GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS, PALM BEACH COUNTY MAYOR DAVID KERNER MUST DO BETTER BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — When ValuJet 592 crashed into the Florida Everglades on May 11th, 1996 killing all 110 people on board, it was considered a major disaster that brought with it a massive […]

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HURRICANE CENTER: Storm Likely To Develop Within Days

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The disturbance that right now is an orange “x” in the National Hurricane Center graphic above is worth watching, according to NHC forecasters. It is almost certainly going to develop into a system this week. Here is the early morning update from the National Hurricane Center: For the North Atlantic…Caribbean […]

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